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brief

 
Adjective brief has 3 senses
  1. brief, little - of short duration or distance; "a brief stay in the country"; "in a little while"; "it's a little way away"
    Antonym: long (indirect, via short)
  2. brief - concise and succinct; "covered the matter in a brief statement"
    Antonym:
    prolix (indirect, via concise)
  3. abbreviated, brief - (of clothing) very short; "an abbreviated swimsuit"; "a brief bikini"
    Antonym: long (indirect, via short)
Noun brief has 2 senses
  1. brief, legal brief - a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case
    --1 is a kind of legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument
    --1 has particulars: amicus curiae brief
  2. brief - a condensed written summary or abstract
    --2 is a kind of
    outline, synopsis, abstract, precis
    Derived form: verb brief1
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